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Gatekeepers Cottage at Arthur's Seat *Dog Friendly*

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Edinburgh, Scotland
A gorgeous period detached cottage; forming part of the exclusive Blacket Estate in Newington.

Offering guests a great opportunity to stay in their own cottage with private back terrace, yet still be close to the city centre (walk-able or only 10 minutes by bus or taxi).

The front door leads into an entrance hall, to the right are the two bedrooms each with a double bed and also the bathroom. Both bedrooms have their own character and design touches. The bathroom is lovely too; with sandstone coloured tiles and smart vanity units, thought has gone into its design. The bath has a shower over it.

There is a very cozy and homely living room with French doors leading out to the private terrace. Certainly a room to spend time in, relaxing after a day’s sightseeing or shopping! On a summer’s day, the terrace offers an additional space to enj...
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About the Manager
The Edinburgh Address
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2009
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

The cottage was perfect - just right for two couples, full kitchen and dining room, modern bath, and a lovely courtyard complete with roses. Right across the road from a bus stop that is an easy ride to the Royal Mile. It’s walking distance to...More

Thank 667lindsayz
Management response:Responded 24 July 2018

Dear Lindsay, Thank you so much for this great 5 star review. We are glad to know you loved the cottage and location. We agree with you, it is a lovely and well connected area. We hope to see you all again soon. All the...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

What a lovely cottage. You walk in off the busy Dalkeith Road into a bright and warm home from home. 2 big double bedrooms (with wonderfully firm matteresses). The lounge leads to the kitchen diner. A small paved garden out the rear with a small...More

Thank vondaz
Management response:Responded 27 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this positive review. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay at Gatekeepers Cottage at Arthur's Seat and we hope to see you all again soon. If you decide to stay with us again...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed here for 3 days while in Edinburgh and loved the location. Everything was very clean and comfortable. We were able to walk to most of the sites we wanted to see. The only downside we had was parking, which we were aware of...More

Thank MAChivers
Management response:Responded 1 August 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review for your stay at Family Retreat @ Arthur's Seat. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at the cottage. We hope to welcome you back to Edinburgh again soon! Best...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:30 PM
    Check out: 10:30 AM
Lead guest must be of 25 Years of age or older (provision of ID and Address requested) Names and ages of all other guest required Property not suitable for Stag, Hen or young...
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
    1 Sofa
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